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Book cover 1 Cookie, 2 Chairs, 3 Pears: Numbers Everywhere New Review
Jane Brocket (2014) , under 40 pages
Audience: Preschool, Primary (k-3rd grade)
Category: Concept, Non-Fiction, Read Aloud
(This book has outstanding illustrations)


Pictures of flowers, socks, buttons, shapes, yummy food, and so much more invite you and your child to count all the way up to twenty. Each page features beautiful, colorful photographs showing different ways to look at each number. Some of the pictures feature things that are all the same and others challenge the reader to figure out what is different in the picture. When you finish the book, look around, what can you count next?

Reviewed by: Amanda / University City Regional Library

Book cover 1 to 20, Animals Aplenty New Review
Katie Viggers (2014) , under 40 pages
Audience: Preschool, Primary (k-3rd grade)
Category: Concept, Humor, Read Aloud
(This book has outstanding illustrations)


One fox in a pair of colorful socks starts “1 to 20, Animals Aplenty” with a cheeky grin; he is quickly joined by other familiar and unusual animals who introduce themselves with quirky charm through rhyming couplets. Readers will delight in the humor of the pictures and text which subtly teaches by labeling animal groups. No matter how many times you read this book, you can number it as one of those that counts for a great time!

Reviewed by: Amanda / University City Regional Library

Book cover Big Bug New Review
Henry Cole (2014) , under 40 pages
Audience: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Category: Concept, Read Aloud
(This book has outstanding illustrations)


Are you big or little? The answer all depends on what is next to you! A bug may look big up close, but when the bug is sitting on an even bigger leaf, the bug does not look quite so big. That is called “scale,” and this beautiful book is all about scale. Starting with a "big bug," you will find everything looks small next to something else, except for the big, blue sky! The colorful illustrations show this as they pop from the pages. You will find size does matter in the pages of this lovely book.

Reviewed by: Larisa / Morrison Regional Library

Book cover Cold, Crunchy, Colorful: Using Our Senses New Review
Jane Brocket (2014) , under 40 pages
Audience: Toddlers, Preschool
Category: Concept, Non-Fiction, Read Aloud
(This book has outstanding illustrations)


Do you know what your five senses are? Do you know how to use them? This book of big, beautiful photographs captures everyday objects. Page after page of pictures are so vivid and vibrant that you will practically be able to feel the prick of the cactus needle and taste the tang of the lemon. The vocabulary of the senses provides the narration with words like bitter, sweet, shiny, and soft. Romp through this sensory delight as you explore your senses.

Reviewed by: Larisa / Morrison Regional Library
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Book cover Early Bird New Review
Toni Yuly (2014) , under 40 pages
Audience: Toddlers, Preschool
Category: Concept, Earth Friendly, Spring


The early bird gets the worm, so once Early Bird enjoys a nice tall stretch and a breath of fresh morning air she takes off. Early Bird’s vivid coloring makes her pop across each vibrant page. Expand your little one’s understanding of directions as Early Bird takes you across each page, through nature, over and under nearby friends, and around the corner in search of the most important meal of the day . . . breakfast!

Reviewed by: Jionne / Mountain Island Library


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